Extract from book 3 of The Big Fat YES debate[s] These books are designed for clever 10 to 13 year olds (that's all of them) and the odd thinking adult. Just what is overpopulation? Overpopulation is a word that gets all its meaning from the over bit. Population is good, so the story goes, unless … Continue reading Overpopulation
Month: December 2022
If my fears cripple me, how then cope with a world afraid?
When Geraldine Brooks writes about Tim Winton, you can hear the axes grind" — https://theconversation.com/when-geraldine-brooks-writes-about-tim-winton-you-can-hear-the-axes-grind-195441 Interestingly, the article - written by an academic for a News service which takes its raison d'etre and journalistic practice from academia - is very disparaging of Brook's effort on Winton. I haven't read it to comment on the review's potential … Continue reading Hmnn?
Pulpit Rock published
Maybe dreaming, time uncertain—Laylah 'The Rock is there; it’s always there, it always will be. Uncle says, ‘Look up there’ and we follow his pointing finger, bone thin, looking up at the Rock whitewashed by full moon. Cream and grey where the crevices are and with more than enough light for the full face of … Continue reading Pulpit Rock published